Dayton man, a previously convicted felon, gets 5 years for having a gun

Dayton man, a previously convicted felon, gets 5 years for having a gun
Daryl Ian Evans (MONTGOMERY COUNTY JAIL)

DAYTON — A 36-year-old Dayton man was sentenced Wednesday in U.S. District Court to 60 months in prison for possessing a firearm as a convicted felon.

Dayton police found Daryl Ian Evans in possession of four firearms in January 2018 while they were executing a search warrant on Eleanor Street in Dayton. Police also found heroin, cocaine, marijuana and $10,000 in cash at the home, according to court documents.

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Evans had been previously convicted in Montgomery County Common Pleas Court for attempted possession of cocaine and domestic violence, according to a news release from Benjamin C. Glassman, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Ohio.

The case against Evans was prosecuted as part of Project Safe Neighborhoods, a Department of Justice program to reduce violent crime, the release stated.

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